NY Yankees 10, Boston 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7 10 0
NY Yankees 2 0 4 0 0 2 0 2 X 10 14 0
WP: M. Mussina (1-0) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: C. Schilling (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui doubled to deep left, G. Sheffield scored
-B. Williams singled to right center, H. Matsui scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui doubled to right, D. Jeter, A. Rodriguez and G. Sheffield scored
-J. Posada hit sacrifice fly to center, H. Matsui scored
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
-K. Lofton homered to deep right
-H. Matsui singled to right, G. Sheffield scored
Top 7th: Boston
-K. Millar doubled to deep left, M. Bellhorn and D. Ortiz scored
-T. Nixon singled to center, K. Millar scored
-J. Varitek homered to deep right, T. Nixon scored
Top 8th: Boston
-D. Ortiz tripled to deep center, B. Mueller and M. Ramirez scored
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
-B. Williams doubled to deep left, A. Rodriguez and G. Sheffield scored, B. Williams to third advancing on throw
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .000
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .500
K. Millar 1b 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .250
T. Nixon rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .250
J. Varitek c 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .500
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
B. Mueller 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 36 7 10 7 0 10 6  
 Batting
2B - M Bellhorn (1, M Mussina); K Millar (1, M Mussina).
3B - D Ortiz (1, T Gordon).
HR - J Varitek (2, 7th inning off T Sturtze 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Millar 2 (6), T Nixon (3), J Varitek 2 (4), D Ortiz 2 (6).
2-out RBI - K Millar 2, T Nixon, J Varitek 2, D Ortiz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Millar 1.
GIDP - B Mueller.
Team LOB - 2.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (O Cabrera-M Bellhorn-K Millar).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .250
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 .400
G. Sheffield rf 4 4 3 0 1 1 1 .750
H. Matsui lf 5 2 3 5 0 0 2 .600
B. Williams cf 5 0 2 3 0 0 1 .400
J. Posada c 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
J. Olerud 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333
M. Cairo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250
K. Lofton dh 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .333
 Totals 36 10 14 10 4 3 11  
 Batting
2B - G Sheffield 2 (3, C Schilling, T Wakefield); H Matsui 2 (3, C Schilling 2); B Williams (2, M Timlin).
HR - K Lofton (1, 6th inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Posada.
RBI - H Matsui 5 (8), B Williams 3 (6), J Posada (1), K Lofton (2).
2-out RBI - H Matsui 2, B Williams 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 1, G Sheffield 1, M Cairo 1.
GIDP - A Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
PB - J Posada.
DP - 1 (M Rivera-D Jeter-J Olerud).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Schilling (L, 0-1) 3.0 6 6 6 2 1 0 18.00
C. Leskanic 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0.00
R. Mendoza 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
T. Wakefield 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 18.00
A. Embree 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
M. Timlin 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 27.00
K. Foulke 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
M. Mussina (W, 1-0) 6.2 4 4 4 0 8 0 5.40
T. Sturtze 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 27.00
T. Gordon 0.2 3 2 2 0 1 0 27.00
M. Rivera (S, 1) 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
HBP - J Posada (by R Mendoza).
Pitches-strikes - C Schilling 58-36; C Leskanic 22-11; R Mendoza 17-8; T Wakefield 25-16; A Embree 18-11; M Timlin 20-12; K Foulke 5-2; M Mussina 95-62; T Sturtze 7-7; T Gordon 17-10; M Rivera 18-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Schilling 3-5; C Leskanic 2-0; R Mendoza 1-2; T Wakefield 1-1; A Embree 1-2; M Timlin 1-1; K Foulke 0-1; M Mussina 5-7; T Sturtze 0-0; T Gordon 0-1; M Rivera 2-2.
Batters faced - C Schilling 17; C Leskanic 4; R Mendoza 5; T Wakefield 6; A Embree 4; M Timlin 5; K Foulke 1; M Mussina 24; T Sturtze 2; T Gordon 5; M Rivera 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Jim Joyce. LF--Jeff Kellogg. RF--Joe West.
Time: 3:20.
Attendance: 56,135.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
NEW YORK'S MIKE MUSSINA HAS A PERFECT GAME THROUGH FIVE INNINGS.
NEW YORK'S MIKE MUSSINA HAS A PERFECT GAME THROUGH SIX INNINGS.
BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON STRIKES OUT TO LEAD OFF THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING. NEW YORK'S MIKE MUSSINA HAS A PERFECT GAME THROUGH 6 1/3 INNINGS.
BOSTON'S MARK BELLHORN DOUBLED WITH ONE OUT IN THE SEVENTH INNING TO BREAK UP THE PERFECT GAME BY NEW YORK'S MIKE MUSSINA.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2004 3:02 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui H. Matsui
3-5
5 RBI